Do you feel you were abased or were you abasing others? It is important because it could show you either in an active or passive role. See Active and Passive.
Useful Questions and Hints:
In what situation in the dream did the feeling or action of the dream take place?
What does that situation describe about you?
Have you felt abased or doing the abasement in your life, if so can you change it? See Carry Forward.